26 Must See Movies and TV Shows Streaming on Netflix for August (list)
Netflix is constantly adding to their streaming movie/TV show content so you can easily get lost in its new titles. To help you out, here’s a list of some of the newest Netflix streaming content you should definitely add to your Instant Queue.
26. China Town
With a porcelain-skinned femme fatale bankrolling his snooping, a private eye uncovers intricate dirty dealings in the Los Angeles waterworks making for a great classic movie that stars Jack Nicholson and and Faye Dunaway.
25. Captain America
This superhero slugfest follows Steve Rogers who volunteers for an experiment during World War II and transforms into super-soldier, Captain America.
Charlie Sheen stars in this epic war movie about a naïve Vietnam soldier’s view of the conflict starts to change after he witnesses murder and rape at the hands of his compatriots.
23. Top Gear UK
Gearheads will definitely enjoy this car-based TV show from the UK where Jeremy Clarkson and his crew of car lovers test the limits of luxury vehicles in this hit show that also features celebrities racing on a test track.
The star-studed drama is about what happens in a post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of people from all walks of life converge during a 36-hour period.
21. Risky Business
Who can forget one of Tome Cruises best movies where he plays a cocky but charming teen on a mission to make money! With his parents on vacation, teen Joel goes wild and gets into one mess after another, promptinghis desperate attempt to make lots of money fast.
Another Avenger, this flick concentrates on the powerful thunder god finds himself banished by his father, Odin, and forced to live among humans on Earth to learn humility.
19. Empire Records
The comedy captures a day in the life of a record store that doubles as a meeting place for young slackers, dreamers and doers.
18. Alphas Season 1
The TV series is about a team of individuals gifted with extraordinary neurological abilities is tasked with solving a series of high-profile crimes. Among them are an autistic man whose mind works as fast as a computer and an FBI agent with super strength.
17. Breaking Bad Season 1-4
Catch up on the show that everybody’s talking about that’s about a high school chemistry teacher dying of cancer teams with a former student to manufacture andsell crystal meth to secure his family’s future.
16. The Messenger
Ben Foster stars in this flick about an injured U.S. soldier is paired with a by-the-book captain to notify families of their loss — a job that bonds them even when they’re at odds.
The thriller stars Ryan Gosling who plays a Hollywood stuntman and getaway driver is lured from his isolated life by a lovely neighbor — until her violent husband is released from prison.
14. Exit Through the Gift Shop
This documentary from filmmaker Thierry Guetta’s project to chronicle the underground world of street art takes afascinating twist when he meets Banksy.
13. Hot Tub Time Machine
This hilarious comedy is about how a some energy drinks, vodka and nostalgia for their younger, wilder days, takes group of aging best friends traveling back in time to 1986.
12. Half Nelson
The indie film is about an improbable friendship between drug-addicted educator Dan Dunne and streetwise kid Drey may lead them to deliverance — or destruction that stars Ryan Gosling.
11. The Devil’s Double
This thriller is about Iraqi lieutenant Yahia is forcibly drafted into being a body double for Uday Hussein, Saddam Hussein’s depraved elder son.
10. The Constant Gardner
This pretty emotional flick tells the story of Justin Quayle, a member of the British High Commission based in Africa, begins his own international investigation when his wife is murdered.
9. Being John Malkovich
When puppeteer Craig Schwartz discovers a portal into John Malkovich’s brain, he decides to sell 15-minute excursions into the esteemed actor’s mind.
8. The Game
Financial genius and coldhearted loner Nicholas receives an unusual birthday present from his younger brother, Conrad — a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game formulated by “CRS.”
7. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Foreign Version)
A journalist and a rebellious computer hacker team up to investigate the unsolved disappearance of wealthy Henrik Vanger’s niece, only to uncover dark secrets about Vanger’s powerful family in this adaptation of the bestseller by Stieg Larsson in its original form before Hollywood got ahold of it.
6. Revenge of the Electric Car
The documentary tells the story of four vastly different yet equally driven auto industry visionaries rush to develop and market the first commercially successful electric car.
5. The Big Lebowski
Jeff Bridges stars in this iconic flick about Slacker Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski gets involved in a gargantuan mess of events when he’s mistaken for another man named Lebowski.
Led by a former CIA operative, a squad of mercenaries is assembled to recover a mysterious briefcase sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob that stars Robert De Niro as the CIA operative.
3. Good Will Hunting
This movie put Ben Affleck and Matt Damon on the map! When professors discover that an aimless janitor is also a math genius, a therapist helps the young man confront the demons that are holding him back.
If violence is your thing this this is your flick! Danny Boyle’s 1996 film tracks the misadventures of young men trying to find their way out of joblessness, aimless relationships and drug addiction.
1. Apocalypse Now
The epic war film is a must see! The reedit of this Vietnam War epic that follows an Army captain’s search for a renegade colonel features new footage and a fade-to-black ending.